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Bayelsa West election: Edwin Clark endorses Seriake Dickson

Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has endorsed the immediate past governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson, for the vacant Bayelsa West Senatorial District.
Ibikunle Amosun

Senator Amosun consoles Abiola Ajimobi’s family

Former Governor of Ogun State and Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Ibikunle Amosun, has commiserated with the family of Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

Court discharges ex-minister of criminal charges in NIS recruitment saga

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, discharged former Minister of Interior, Sen. Abba Moro, of the criminal charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the 2014 Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment tragedy.

Osagie Ize-Iyamu: I will be governor of the whole Edo

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has said that if elected as governor in September, he would not be the governor of Edo South, his Senatorial district, but the governor of the entire state.
Adams Oshiomhole and Bola Tinubu

Senator Alex Kadiri: Asiwaju Tinubu, Comrade Oshiomhole pose threat to APC

Former Senator who represented Kogi East Senatorial District and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Dr. Alex Usman Kadiri has said the duo of Ahmed Bola Tinubu and Comrade Adams Oshiomole are major threats to the party in Nigeria.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Senator promises intervention as erosion ravages homes, bridges in Ondo South

Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo representing Ondo South Senatorial District in the National Assembly has promised to rebuild roads and bridges affected by erosion in the district.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Akwa Ibom community destroyed by heavy floods seeks help

It was gathered that the rain, which started about 3 am on Sunday and ended around 12pm, destroyed houses and submerged large sections of the metropolis.
Sikiru Osinowo

APC mourns as Lagos senator dies at 64

Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Bayo Osinowo is dead. He died at the age of 64.
In spite of this, the chairman of Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC), Dr Mike Ushie, has fixed Saturday, May 30th for local government election.

PDP, CROSIEC insist on Cross River council polls

Despite protest and confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC) are ready for the Local Government polls in the state.
Senator representing Kaduna Central zone, Malam Uba Sani, has flagged-off distribution of palliatives to two million households in the seven local government areas that makeup his constituency.

Senator Uba Sani commends Governor El-Rufai over free compulsory education for repatriated Almajarai

Senator representing Kaduna Senatorial District in the red Chamber of the National Assembly, Uba Sani, has commended the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai for given free compulsory education to the 218 Almajarai recently repatriated to Kaduna due to COVID-19.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

INEC approves new policy framework for Edo, Ondo states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday approved a new policy framework known as Policy on Conducting Elections in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senator Lawan distributes palliatives to thousands in Damaturu, Yobe North

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has distributed food palliatives to thousands of residents in Damaturu and the six local government areas in Yobe North Senatorial District of Yobe State.
Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District, who was involved in a ghastly auto crash on Sept. 5, is in good condition and responding to treatment in hospital, Mr Olumide Akunrinlola, the Senator’s media aide has said.

Ondo guber: Senator urges PDP to pick flagbearer from South senatorial district

Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has urged the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to pick its governorship candidate from the district.

Coronavirus intervention group seeks media partnership in Yobe

The newly formed Yobe State Coronavirus, COVID-19, CSOs Intervention Group is seeking media support to enable it fully sensitize the state citizens.
The Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District, George Thompson Sekibo, on Sunday said the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, followed due process in demolishing the hotels and replacing them with schools.

Senator Sekibo: Governor Wike followed due process in demolishing, replacing Rivers hotels

The Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District, George Thompson Sekibo, on Sunday said the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, followed due process in demolishing the hotels and replacing them with schools.
Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Niger records first coronavirus death

Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic. Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.

PDP dissolves Abia state exco

The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, dissolved the state executive committee (EXCO) and replaced it with a caretaker committee.
Senator representing Kaduna Central zone, Malam Uba Sani, has flagged-off distribution of palliatives to two million households in the seven local government areas that makeup his constituency.

Senator, CAN condemn Kajuru killings, sue for peace

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Uba Sani, and the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have condemned the spate of killings in communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

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The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

Ray Hushpuppi faces 20 years in US prison

The United States Department of Justice, Central District of California, Friday said Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, popularly known as Hushpuppi on Social Media, made a court appearance in Chicago Friday, and will be transferred to Los Angeles, where his trial for conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars in cybercrime proceeds would begin in the coming weeks.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders redeployment of 10 AIGs, CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior officers in the Force.
The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

FBI: Hushpuppi attempted to dupe Premier League club of £100 million

Alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi, on Friday made his first court appearance in an American court where the Federal Bureau of Investigation alleged that he attempted to dupe an English Premier League football club of £100m (N48.4bn).
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BBNaija new housemates in isolation ahead of show’s premier

Organisers of the reality show, Big Brother Naija, say all new members of the show are currently in isolation ahead of the July 19, 2020 premier of Season 5.
The management of the Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta has shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical personnel at the school’s health centre died as a result of complications arising from coronavirus.

FCE Osiele shuts down after a health worker dies of coronavirus

The management of the Federal College of Education , Osiele, Abeokuta has shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical personnel at the school’s health centre died as a result of complications arising from coronavirus.